Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Arthur Finkelstein, Innovative, Influential Conservative Strategist, Dies at 72
He fundamentally transformed political polling and financing and perfected virulent campaigns that toppled liberal incumbents.
- New York Police Officers Rally in Support of Colin Kaepernick
About 80 people, including Frank Serpico, gathered in Brooklyn to show solidarity for the former San Francisco 49ers player who refused to stand during the national anthem.
- The South Bronx Boxing Gym at the Center of Gentrification
In Mott Haven, a gritty boxing club has opened in an equally gritty neighborhood that is about to get a luxury upgrade.
- Album: Mourning and Tourism Come Together at Ground Zero
A New York photographer who was a child during the 9/11 attacks tries to make sense of a legacy that includes selfies on the site of a mass tragedy.
- Sunday Routine: How Michael Strahan, Television Host, Spends His Sundays
Mr. Strahan is enjoying his last few idle Sundays — strolling in Central Park and driving in New Jersey — before he resumes his gig with “Fox N.F.L. Sunday.”
US News from Stuff.co.nz
- Donald Trump's club pays price for his comments as nine charities cancel events
Another American charity has announced that it’s cancelling plans to hold a gala at US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club – the ninth to cancel a big-ticket charity event at the club this week.
- No winner of US Powerball jackpot – prize grows to $888 million
Nobody won a Powerball jackpot of $535 million in a draw on Saturday night in the US, meaning the grand prize will grow to about $650 million (NZD$888 million), the second-highest level in the history …
- The crazy summer of Trump controversies that you've already forgotten
The end of summer is around the corner in the US, with students soon returning to school and people across the country planning their fantasy football rosters.
- Steve Bannon's exit won't end White House chaos coming from the top
ANALYSIS: Steve Bannon’s ousting rids the White House of someone who fed off chaos, obsessed over his own image, and sowed conflict among top aides to the US president.
- Danielle McLaughlin: Confederate monuments belong in the memory – not in public
OPINION: The fire stoked a week ago by the white supremacists and Nazi sympathisers who marched on Charlottesville, Virginia in defence of a monument of Confederate hero Robert E Lee has ignited into …
- Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62
Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.
- Review: Live Naked Boys, and a Modern Marriage, in ‘Afterglow’
A younger lover threatens a marriage in S. Asher Gelman’s new play. The twist: Both husbands are in on the affair.
- Tracy Morgan’s Post-Crash Comedy Comes to Caroline’s
On the wings of his Netflix comedy special, “Staying Alive,” Mr. Morgan closes a stint at the comedy club with more of his near-death experience quipping.
- Review: Listening (Yes, Listening) to the Beauty of van Gogh
An exquisite multidisciplinary performance piece blurs the senses in considering the life and work of this Dutch artist.
- What’s New in NYC Theater
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.